A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Wed, 13 May, 2020
Mon, 30 Mar, 2020
Wed, 25 Mar, 2020
From May 30, the bank is also introducing a quarterly maintenance fee of €4.50 for current accounts.
Tue, 10 Mar, 2020
Mon, 09 Mar, 2020
Only Germany, Denmark and Belgium have higher electricity prices in the EU area
Tue, 26 Nov, 2019
First-time buyers in Ireland pay an average of €173 more per month on their mortgage compared to the Eurozone.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019
Here is a selection of people who have moved into interesting new roles.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
TO judge by the Central Bank’s latest consumer protection bulletin, Irish consumers are a very forgiving lot. Despite the scandals that have afflicted the banking sector, we all still tend to stay with the first bank we signed up with. However bad the marriage, we’re determined to stick it out.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2019
The Central Bank has been urged to improve and simplify its switching code of practice on the back of new figures showing the number of people changing their current account to another bank hit a five-year low last year.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
The entry of Spanish utility Iberdrola to the Irish market is expected to put downward pressure on Irish electricity prices, which still rank above the European average.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019
Electricity customers could benefit from a decision by the energy regulator to cut a so-called 'green levy'.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019
reviews the merits of digital banking services which do not charge fees, but which also do not offer loans, overdrafts or credit cards
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019
One million people are due to see their energy bills go up from today.
Mon, 01 Apr, 2019
More than one million gas and electricity consumers will have to pay more for their energy from Monday. Electric Ireland, the country's largest supplier of electricity, is to raise prices by 4% while its smaller competitor, PrePayPower, will be charging customers an extra 3.9%.
Fri, 29 Mar, 2019
Latest figures from the Central Bank show that the average interest rate on a new mortgage in Ireland is 3.01%.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
Ulster Bank’s reduction in fixed rates is a sign of “a mortgage war that shows no sign of abating”, but Irish homeowners still face hefty payments in comparison to their European counterparts.
Sat, 30 Jun, 2018
Consumers could be in for a summer of significant energy price hikes, an independent price comparison and switching service has warned.
Sat, 02 Jun, 2018
Over 50% of households are overpaying for gas and electricity.
Thu, 14 Dec, 2017
Tue, 05 Dec, 2017
Price hikes from two major broadband providers and four leading energy suppliers take effect today.
Fri, 01 Dec, 2017
The challenges facing the faltering national broadband plan (NBP) have been exacerbated by a report highlighting how costs in Ireland are among the highest in the EU despite much poorer speeds.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2017
Only in Malta and Luxembourg is broadband more expensive.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
A “rate war” is heating up as Bank of Ireland has become the latest bank to cut its mortgage rates.
Sat, 04 Nov, 2017
Energia announced this morning that it will increase electricity prices by 3.9% from the beginning of December.
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017
Almost 1m Electric Ireland customers are to get discounts of between 4% and 8.5% automatically applied to their bills by the end of the summer.
Thu, 29 Jun, 2017
Consumers are increasingly switching gas and electricity supplier and are making “large savings” as a result.
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017
The start-up community in Ireland is thriving, with more than 20,000 new companies registered here in 2016, according to latest figures from Vision-Net.ie.
Tue, 18 Apr, 2017
Tue, 04 Oct, 2016
Tue, 02 Aug, 2016
A spending detox could help solve some of your cash problems, says .
Tue, 10 May, 2016
More than 1m Electric Ireland residential customers are to benefit from a 5.2% cut in their electricity bills thanks to the company’s third unit rate price reduction in less than two years.
Sun, 01 May, 2016
Tue, 29 Dec, 2015
Consumers miss out on €370m of potential savings despite extra competition, says comparison website
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
The newest entrant to the Irish electricity market should drive further competition between utilities and is good news for consumers, according to a price-comparison website.
Fri, 05 Jun, 2015
Households struggling with energy bills have been told that switching supplier is the best way to force energy companies to slash prices.
Wed, 14 Jan, 2015
SSE Airtricity has fired the latest shots in a price war among domestic energy providers by unveiling a 20% unit rate discount to new and returning customers, which it claims is Ireland’s cheapest home electricity offer.
Tue, 07 Oct, 2014
AIB announced the end to free banking in Ireland two years ago, changing the banking landscape and breaking the idea of Irish people being married to their bank.
Wed, 26 Mar, 2014
The powers and advocacy role of Ireland’s National Consumer Agency (NCA) must not be lost when the body is merged with the Competition Authority.
Tue, 30 Oct, 2012
STRUGGLING households are paying almost €1,300 more to clear their bills than a year ago.
Thu, 03 Nov, 2011
EVERY home will be hit by an average €250 a year hike in their gas and electricity bills when a range of price increases planned for the coming months take effect.
Wed, 17 Aug, 2011
CONSUMERS have been warned that banks will hit them with extra charges if they don’t have enough money in their accounts to cover direct debits.
Mon, 08 Aug, 2011